The Finance Department is responsible for managing all aspects of the town’s finances in an open, accountable and timely manner in accordance with general auditing standards and the general statutes of the state of North Carolina. It is responsible for preparing and administering the town’s budget. Tasks include:

  • Issuing business licenses
  • Overseeing the billing and collection of utility bills
  • Collecting prepared food and beverage tax funds
  • Collecting fire inspection and permit fees
  • Handling accounts receivable and payable
  • Handling purchase orders and requisitions
  • Maintaining insurance verifications
  • Maintaining town contracts
  • Maintaining the town's capital asset records

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Business Services


Financial Information

Frequently Asked Questions

Occupancy Tax

The 3-percent occupancy tax became effective July 1, 2012.


Interested in selling goods or services to the town? Contact the Finance Department.

Water and Sewer Services